Harvey Fellows Program
The Harvey Fellows Program seeks to encourage Christian graduate students to integrate their faith and vocation and pursue leadership positions in strategic fields where Christians tend to be under-represented. Fellows are awarded an annual stipend of $16,000. The Harvey Fellows accepts applications between August 1 and November 1 for funding to begin in the fall of the following academic year.
Humane Studies Fellowship
Humane Studies Fellowships are awarded by the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) to students interested in exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary for a free society through their academic work. IHS began the program in 1983 as the Claude R. Lambe Fellowships and in 2010 awarded 180 fellowships ranging from $2,000 to $15,000.
New York State Organization of Bursars and Business Administrators, Inc.
The New York State Organization of Bursars and Business Administrators, Inc. (NYSOBBA) scholarship recognizes students enrolled in member institutions who embody the ideals of the organization through meritorious service in an on-campus business-related activity, through either volunteer work or employment. It is a $600 award, which is disbursed in two $300 payments over the course of the academic year. Applications are typically due May 1 of each year for the following academic year’s aid and can be downloaded and submitted via email to your regional director.
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
The Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation supports “new Americans:” any individual who is a resident alien (i.e., holds a Green Card), has been naturalized as a US citizen, or is the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. Applications can be submitted online at https://oas.soros.org/pds/ Applications are due November 1.
Rising Farmworker Dream Fund Scholarship
Children of US farm laborers and/or those with working experience as farm laborers who are willing to commit to 25 community service hours in the farm working community may apply for awards ranging from $2,500-$10,000.
Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara works to inspire, encourage, and support Santa Barbara County students in their pursuit of education in part through the granting of scholarships. Students who attended at least four out of six secondary grade school years and graduated from a high school in Santa Barbara County, California, and plan to attend full-time as a graduate student at an approved US school are eligible to apply. Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000 per academic year. Apply online at www.sbscholarship.org. For further information, please call 805-687-6065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due January 31.
Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEAP)
DEAP provides education and training opportunities to eligible sons or daughters or spouses of veterans who are permanently disabled due to a service-related condition, or who died while on active duty/as the result of a service-related condition. Students must be under the age of 26. The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits. These benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeship, and on-the-job training. If you are a spouse, you may take a correspondence course. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.
The Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Provides financial support to cover students' actual expenses incurred over two years of graduate study including tuition, room, board, books, mandatory fees, and one round-trip ticket per academic year between the students' residence and the academic institution. The purpose of the Fellowship is to attract students completing a full-time master’s degree program in either public policy, international affairs, or public administration; or in an academic field such as business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages, and who have an interest in pursuing Foreign Service careers in the US Department of State. Applications are generally due in early February.
United Methodist Church Scholarships
The United Methodist Church provides various scholarship opportunities to graduate students who have been an active member of the church for at least one year. Students must have a minimum GPA in addition to attending a professional or graduate school as a degree candidate. A student loan program is also available.
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